The Impact of Mount Wilson’s 60-Inch Reflector

  • Neil English
Part of the Historical & Cultural Astronomy book series (HCA)


Even great men can be deceived.


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  2. Booking form for group visits to 60 inch atop Mount Wilson.
  3. How has the astronomical seeing on Mount Wilson changed over the decades?
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil English
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  1. 1.Fintry by GlasgowUK

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